|Council campaign supports Food Waste Action Week
A campaign encouraging residents to reduce and recycle their food waste has been launched by the council.
Waste Less, Recycle More is supporting the Waste and Resources Action Programme’s (WRAP’s) first ever Food Waste Action Week, which begins…
|Work begins on public space improvement in Windsor
A public space improvement scheme in Windsor starts next week and is one of the key priorities for the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead as it supports local recovery post COVID-19.
The work is part of a scheme to inject £2.4 million into…
|Borough moves a step closer to net carbon zero emissions
The borough has moved a step closer to net carbon zero emissions, following adoption of the Environment and Climate Strategy for the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.
The strategy was created following the council’s environment and…
|Budget approved at Full Council
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s budget for 2021/22 has been approved which will ensure the council can continue supporting our most vulnerable residents and invest in the borough to support the local recovery.
The budget aims to…
|Domestic abuse charity continues to receive council support
The vital work of a domestic abuse charity has received a funding boost of almost £100,000 thanks to the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.
The council has extended its partnership with The Dash Charity, which provides specialist support to…
|Budget consultation responses help with next steps on budget
Over 800 responses were received for the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s budget consultation which has helped shape the 2021/22 proposed budget.
The responses, representing a cross section of the community, have been reviewed by the…
|Thousands respond to consultation on proposed walking and cycling schemes
Thousands of residents have responded to a consultation around proposed cycling and walking improvements in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.
It asked for feedback on:
• Two low traffic neighbourhoods in West Windsor.
|Executive Director of Place appointed
Andrew Durrant has been appointed as the Executive Director of Place at the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.
The appointment was made following a cross party interview process. Andrew will start his role in Spring.
Andrew joins the…
|Shopkeeper prosecuted for failing to label food correctly
Bartosz Rybka, the store manager of Pierozek Polish Deli in Maidenhead, has been convicted of failing to comply with food labelling requirements.
Mr Rybka admitted failing to comply with an Improvement Notice issued under the Food Safety Act 1990…
|COVID-19 Community Testing in the Borough
Testing for Covid-19 using rapid lateral flow tests (LFTs) is due to start across the Royal Borough on Monday 8 February.
This means that those in public facing jobs who cannot work from home - such as supermarket workers, delivery drivers and…
|Children’s mental health week – ‘Express Yourself’
This Children’s Mental Health Week (1-7 February), the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is encouraging parents and other support networks to consider how they can support the wellbeing of children and young people.
The theme for this year’…
|Work on £6m road improvement scheme in Maidenhead enters new phase
A £6m road improvement scheme, to improve traffic flow through the centre of Maidenhead, enters a new phase next week when work begins on improvements to the Ray Mead Road roundabout.
This latest phase will see work carried out to reduce the size…
|A joint letter from NHS and local council leaders within the Frimley Health and Care system
Thank you for the support you have shown the NHS and social care during this pandemic. We are writing to you to ask for your help to keep our communities safe.
You will be aware that we are under a national lockdown as a result of significant…
|Have your say on proposed cycling and walking schemes
A four-week public consultation has launched around proposed additional cycling and walking improvements in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.
The improvements are being funded by a grant of £335,000 from the second round of funding…
|Housing strategy consultation launches
A public consultation has launched asking Royal Borough residents for feedback on the council’s draft five-year housing strategy, which will be presented to Cabinet in February.
The six-week consultation will allow residents to have their say on…
|Improvement works to Maidenhead Station set to begin
Improvement works on the forecourt of Maidenhead Station get underway this month, as part of the council’s commitment to a programme of improvements in the town.
To minimise disruption to residents and passengers, the work will be completed in…
|Statement from the leader of the council about National lockdown
Councillor Andrew Johnson, leader of the council, said: "The Government has announced today (4 January) that the Royal Borough, along with the rest of England, returns to full lockdown.
“With COVID-19 cases locally and nationally showing no signs…
|Statement about schools re-opening
Statement from the leader of the council, lead member for children’s services, managing director and director of children’s services on schools re-opening
We are aware that many parents, teachers and headteachers are concerned that schools are due…
|Council Leader warns about the dangers of sky lanterns
Windsor & Maidenhead Council is urging residents not to be tempted to see the New Year in by releasing Sky Lanterns on New Year's Eve.
Councillor Andrew Johnson, leader of the council, said: “Sky lanterns might look pretty but the sad fact…
|Additional funding for cycling and walking improvements
Additional funding for cycling and walking improvements has been awarded to the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.
The money, £335,000, is from the second round of funding from the Government’s Active Travel Fund with the first round…